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's hear from you. there's questions you. really -- in the election season, we heard that ron paul, friend of the fed, talking about bring the gold standard back. your thoughts? >> no. [laughter] i don't think that's coming in, on anybody's real agenda. may be on ron paul's agenda. ron paul and i get on personally okay. >> he thinks you are the height of integrity. >> i wrote an essay on gold and a process which i recommend. a terrific book. the new edition has come out. but the point of legacy he is a -- the gold standard will be effective, you've got to fix the price of gold. you've got to stick to it. through thick and thin. and two things that after we went off called a couple times the last century or so, somebody is really going to stick through thick and thin. i think you get in trouble you go off. then the gold standard is nothing. [inaudible] you have to replace all the dollars out there with gold, the price of gold would have to be enormous. who thinks that would be maintained? >> there's a question right thing both of you, which is a deeply the large-scale asset purchases are ac
garnering just a little bit of who is that person along with ron paul's campaign coming to an end. and by his own admission he says it's coming to an end. i think that ron paul's supporters would not be compromising their vote with a vote for the libertarian ticket, myself and judge jim gray. >> host: who we also talked to here on booktv. gary johnson 2012 is the web site, dot.com, i should say, and here is the cover of governor johnson's new book, "seven principles of good government: liberty, people and politics." out in august of 2012. >> is there a nonfiction author or book you'd like to see featured on booktv? send us an e-mail at booktv@cspan.org or tweet us at twitter.com/booktv. >> with a month left in 2012, many publications are putting together their year-end looks of notable books. booktv will feature several of these lists focusing on nonfiction selectn
or bare ron yes yes, you'd be hard pressed to find a person less ready to be involved in negotiations. anyone who reads here understands this. >> i mentioned -- that's just the structure that has evolved to deal with the issue, and the europeans -- the foreign minister of the european union takes that position as representing the european union, and other countries are represented. ordinarily by political directors. they don't have to be but that's how the issue evolved. so some of these strictures are continuity. they evolve and persist. who comes into that and the personalities that come to that are the function of those particular organizations. in that's case it's the european union. we tend to focus on who is on the other side of the table, the british representative or the american representative. the problem with the p-5, is who is on the other side of the table. these negotiations are stalemated, not because lady ashton because -- because of this limitation and because of the approach they have had on these issues. i think the stalemate of these conversations should be directe
from bill in redding connecticut. heine. >> caller: hello. ron paul has called for the federal reserve to be shut down. one interesting reason i thought is that he wants to bring money back to congress whereby they can do so without charging interest to itself. this is where it was done prior to 1913. it was also something that thomas jefferson and andrew jackson warned about, having these big banks take over the creation of harmony. it basically creates the money in charging interest on money that they create and of nothing to begin with. that's my question. >> guest: you know, so i have not really been focusing on money. it was really outside the four corners of my job. but what i would do is recommend to just about anyone if i could plug in the book, i'm just reading white house. i actually think that they really do a wonderful historical accounts of what you're talking about and how it applies today, so i would just refer to them because they have higher degree of expertise and i do in that area. to say it's a wonderful book. >> host: here is neil barofsky best seller, bailout, an
, a personal chef, john sinclair was around a lot, ron scott who is a great local character at the local chapter of the black panthers, such a wild mix of people and a tight community, so that is one neighborhood even though it was just a single block. there is a fire pitch in the back and people would hang around this bonfire in the eastern markets and the other neighbor i would say would be which we talk about a bit, part of the east side at the depopulated part of the east side that still has interesting pockets of people dealing with things. farnsworth st. a single block, basically one guy, almost like a hippie commune, you see other people who sort of connect all around them and put up these big fences and crazy and italian estuary and sort of like-. bad things happen too like drug murders but that was the neighborhood i kept going to again and again. >> i am going to ask the last question about the title which is a great title, which use a detroit just a detroit but it is a detroit city it is detroit city. you had to explain that to people. >> i don't know how to explain it. people
realize are ron burr is not someone they want near the white house. jefferson becomes president and jefferson the question is how much could matter? and if you look at the jefferson administration, historians are overwhelming the most important event of the jefferson administration was louisiana purchase. that's not surprising. if you double the size of the country peacefully and almost no cost, the enormous achievement for for any president. any president would want that on the rÉsume. so is jefferson a high impact president. if he had not been there, would the louisiana purchase happen anyway? and if you look there what you see is jefferson sent missionary to france to buy the louisiana territory. he didn't he sent them to buy the city of new orleans from fraps. the louisiana territory as a whole was not mentioned by anyone in the united states as even a possibility. so they traveled across the atlantic and lands in france and starts traveling toward paris. and before he arrives in paris, the american ambassador who was already there robert living stone approached who is that
. as you know, ron paul has called for the federal reserve to be shut down. one interesting reason, i thought, is that he wants to bring money back to congress. whereby they can do so without charging interest to itself. as was done prior to 1913. it was also something that thomas jefferson and andrew jackson warned about. having big bank takeover. he basically charged interest on money that they created out of nothing to begin with. >> guest: you know, the focus of money was really sort of outside four corners of my job. but what i would do is recommend to just about anyone, i am reading the white house is burning books and they do a wonderful historical account of what you're talking about. also how to place today. so i will defer to them because they hide a high degree of expertise in that area. i will just say the wonderful book. >> host: here is neil barofsky's bestseller, "bailout: an inside account of how washington abandoned main street while rescuing wall street." he has been our guest here on booktv. >> booktv is on facebook. like us or interact with us and watch videos and
it in the world of ron cason is? >> george is one of the things, and i'll say this in modest and i'm proudest of the abc news, george was a contributor on the roundtable this week when i came in. one of the first things i did was i sat down with him because i've gotten to know him all little bit, and i see how intelligent he is, but also what a wonderful student he is. i mean, unlike many broadcasters he's willing to go back and relearn things and learn from his mistakes. so i sat down with him and said george, i don't know what you want to do, at the time his teaching, he just written his book about his experience in the clinton administration. and i said i don't know what you want to do but if you want to give all this up and just go into journalism obama i think he would be great. he said it's funny, i've been thinking that's what i'd like to do. i told him, the problem is you have to go back to the beginning. you will have to learn this crap you don't have. whether it's reading a teleprompter or stand up or whatever. he did it. when we moved into the anchor of this week on sunday morning,
anybody. >> because we have the power. >> i ron ackley because it is our space weaponry at this point which is now devolving into a space electronics field and a triple canopy by 20, 25. we could become this fascist force in the universe. it's like the star wars moment in george lucas' are we going to follow our conscience and our heart, or are we going to follow our basic instinct. .. it. >> [applause] nothing deal. i told them do not worry about being too abusive. [laughter] sometimes i am very modest about the introduction. don't go overboard but just something simple like not since mark twain. [laughter] i am not here to boast but the only fault with the introduction he did not mention was the first novel ever written. i regret to say there has not been a bandwagon of people trying to right novels since then. i thought i would talk since "dogfight" is a result of what we call deadline poetry. talk about "deadline poet" poet", some years ago with an author's guild benefit there is a program organized in which 45 authors rejected famous works of literature. [laughter] garrison himse
snapshot of this survey. [inaudible] ron has done that also. that is coming up, and thank you very much. [applause] >> [inaudible] ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i am 25. this is my third year out of college and i'm on my third job. >> i'm semi-retarded. i've always been a salesman multinational corporations, also a stockbroker. and now i'm selling language programs that is family-owned and run, working a small company is great spent my name is jason. i'm a real estate agent and an investor. >> and i am case manager and also -- spent my name is rod rodriguez. i consider myself leigh keno. born in cuba. when i came to america i was eight years old. really, right now my hobby is my children. >> concerned that we all have is growing the economy. generally act like the country is on the right track. from a real estate standpoint, i've seen an increase in home sales. >> every job that i've had has been through a contact of mine but that doesn't mean i haven't had to look really hard. >> i have a 24/7 job. i work pretty much, i work all different hours. >> i think we need to be creating more jobs in this cou
leagues in the area. the reality is this. in the football coach ron we always talked to fight through it. the breaking point as we talk about earlier when you come to the realization of who do we leave this responsibility, and this responsibility to? at some point we have to take that responsibility from the coaches and even the leagues because many leagues i work with our own, not governed by u.s. a football at pop warner. scott can't come down until every coach in the united states of america that this is the way you need to do it so what we try to do with the league and i will share this as an example that this is what you are fighting at the grass-roots level, number one, i played eight -- we went to a league and approached the league and did you know what we want to do? we played at the highest levels so there is a model standard already out there. be nfl and the nfl p a set the standard for you've coaches. the problem is they don't embrace changes because it is all about winning. when it is good, nobody remembers years from now. what matters is the effect of the game. what we tried
and appreciated the comments about various boards, people forget that and ron was compliant already with sarbanes oxley board requirements so it would not have made a difference. it is helpful to get a little background, what led you to pick the firm is you did for failure and success? >> next question. we started out, i was looking all over for successful firms and i remember asking about a number of firms and making preliminary contacts, they were not relevant to what we were looking at, the commission was looking at a range of firms so that gave me my opening. when we interviewed fannie mae and the deep dive going down from the ceo through people inside the organization, we didn't have time, we only had a year to finish our work and we worked on a tight budget but i insisted we do some studies of freddie mac, let's find out what the parallels are so we interviewed a number of risk officers at freddie mac and the ceo and others and it built out, and when i said back at the end i looked and the one institution we didn't interview was td bank in canada, we didn't interview td bank but i started l
and not driven by patients i ron ackley and the organizations that see the based health care and they want to do something about it and we see the surgeons, the society, the firm and six surgeons, we are seeing the organizations, all of these organizations together we think it is the right thing to do to be transparent about what we do. we are proud of our results. we have got nothing to hide the public should see it any way because we are honest and transparent as soon as i learned about this i ran to a patient's bedside and i said i'm sorry you didn't get your cat scan because it was a mistake i will make sure that you do it right away. to the other patient, i said we are sorry but it was intended for someone else, it was a mistake i'm sorry i will share the results with you. the patient so or not amedori like i thought they would be. they looked at me with a sense of appreciation. thank you for being honest with me, doctor. and i feel like a patient is a lot of times just want honesty and treated like any of their business and that is what people are hungry for in health care, and that is wha
sinclaire was around a lot, rock history, and, you know, ron scott, who's, you know, a great local character, founded the local chapter of the black panthers back then. such a wild mix of people, and such a sort of tight community, and, so that, yeah, that's one neighborhood that i would, even though it's just a single block, that i would point to. >> the bonfires. >> yeah, there's a fire pit in the back and people would hang out around the bonfire, and literally, it's eastern market. >> right. >> the other neighborhood, which we talked about a bit, that part of the east side, very depopulated part of the east side that still has, really, interesting pockets of people just kind of doing things, farnsworth street, a block, and basically one guy bought up the houses, and it's like a hippy commune, and people annex the yards around them and put up big fences and put up a crazy italian statuary and have a huge yard. it's just like, i don't know. bad things happen there, too, like, these drurg murders, but -- drug murders, but that was a neighborhood i kept going to again and again. >> so i'm goi
was coming in. a few cars were coming in and i told my driver, ron, stop. let's ask the this guy how to get down to mississippi. he put the map out on the hood any of the flashlight. yes sir go down to this lighting get to this dateline and take highway 78 and you are going to get it. i get back in the jeep and one of those things hits you. i gave him a name of gerald. i did not know his name. i hope he reads this book or his grandchildren read the book and let him know. i went back to him and they said, gerald, look, we are just a bunch of yankee's from the north. i know you were navy and i'm army that you have got to help us out. yes, sir. i will show you again. no, don't show me. gerald, you you're coming with us. his eyes popped out and he said sir, i can do that. i will be awol. besides you are army and i maybe. gerald, the voice of my brother, just make a decision, get him t -- get into the jeep under orders of president kennedy. my driver was bigger than gerald and he was nudged into the back of my jeep. we raced back to the base and 140 vehicles ready to grab the gate and i had mixe
, but public at large. this was initiated by our friend ed reilly and ron brownstein of national journal and post the economic crisis, we decided to see what the american public perceptions were as to what was happening in their lives and the economy. and part of the notion over the years is, if you will, to sort of give voice to middle class and american public opinions as to what's happening with our economy and, in particular, their lives. we have conducted quite literally over 25,000 interviews, 25,000 over the last four years. so there's a positive story here of data which is extraordinary which is available at nationaljournal.com, it's available at allstate and the heart land monitor, and i really recommend it to all of you as a database that gives a pretty good sense of what the public has been thinking and really gives voice, if you will, to the middle class. the survey that we're talking about today that ed reilly's going to present has a slightly different orientation, and that is to say we're doing a little more towards what does the public want to see done as opposed to just
a provocative. in this election season we heard that ron paul talks about the ghost on the back? >> no. that is not on the real agenda. we get along okay. >> but i wrote an essay or a book about gold that i recommend and a new edition has come out. but the gold standard, you really have to stick to it. and who thinks after we went off at somebody will stick through thick and thin? to get on the gold standard technically you have to replace all of the dollar's because the price of gold would have to be enormous. >> as a question from both of you you believe the large-scale all asset purchases are effective? >> they're asking if they are effective. >> i cannot comment on that. with a success of effort of kiwi one, qe2 is just not done effectively but straightforward with the central banking. it goes as far as it can go. there is nothing magic in my view. >> i see qe2 should have been the name of the boat to [laughter] there is nothing more than the open market operation which has been around for the longest time. they have a mortgage securities now the focus is not so much to reserve the
. my name is ron sarazen and i am president of the united states capitol of the historical society. memories that have shaped the public careers of these senators. it is hoped that this will provide listeners with a deep appreciation for the human dimension of representative government we know as the united states capitol. senator daniel k. inoye was named after a methodist minister. in march 1943, he enlisted in the only second regimental combat team. he saw combat in italy and southern france and was badly wounded during an engagement for which he was awarded the distinguished service cross, which was later upgraded to the medal of honor. the highest award for military valor. with financial assistance from the g.i. bill, inouye graduated from the university of hawaii and the george washington university law school. when hawaii became a state on august 21, 1959, daniel inouye won elections for the united states house of representatives is the new states first congressman. later collected the united states senate in 1962, he currently is serving his eighth term in the united states
and they are the mainstream republican party. libertarians need no introduction. the ron paul revolution in the constitution. bill left, however, is a little bit trickier to define because i see them as splitting into liberals and conservatives, liberals and progressives of the liberals being more like that tony blair, the bill clinton win a democratic party because they do tend to favor economic outcomes and they're ought to control economic outcomes that's their main focus think of the unionized police officers and progressives are an entirely different beast and these are the people, the typical tree hugging san francisco liberals these are the people that interested in not just economic outcomes but also social outcomes. they talk about drugs and sex how progressives are talking about whether or not you can put salt on your french fries and whether or not you can have a plastic bag or drink a soda. michael bloomberg a great example, he is banning the cuts in new york city. so that and we are talking about, that ideology on the left, the progressive ideology. swatter some of the mifsud are commonly held
in january from lions gate. the next person up is ron meyer, president of universal since 1995. [applause] and he is somebody seen the industry whether this remarkable technological or corporate transformation over the last decade. he mentioned earlier universal has had six owners since he's been there. prior to joining university he was president of the agency he founded in 1975. i'm going to try and keep these relatively short because if there's anybody who doesn't need a long introduction is the people on the panel. next is brian graver, chairman of imagine it. [applause] and he's the guy behind shows like 24 and has won an academy award for the film a beautiful mind. there's a great new yorker profile whom i want to look up, but he said in their helix likes to make movies that are both hip and wholesome, but there's a conflict between the two, whole sub will win. i kind of love that. next up is the chairman -- [applause] he's got a lot going on. he came up as an engineer or folks like john lennon and bruce springsteen and producer for u2. he's now the chairman and founder of the remar
. it disappeared. it's gone. this is a highway to the old bridge. ron. four months ago people make their way up and down the east coast. today the bridge is completely gone along with highway approaches. the new bridge are threatened and we want to make sure we've made a $200 million investment that we don't use the bridge. until the bridge can work underwater. unfortunately you can't get to the bridge and the beaches of rio to the easter pÂtÉ densities to be there argonne and they need to be replaced. thank you. in addition, a huge breach fewell -- with the delaware bay and delaware river and i want us to take a look at a couple other photosphere just north of the town called lewis, we have a huge 10,000-acre plus national wildlife refuge called crime hook and it's important to replace lopez migratory flyway. what are the only places where you or shoot come to shore to spohn. severe during breaches on the right of this photo is the atlantic ocean for the delaware bay. this is refuge, big refuge. that is a modest breach in the system, which allows the ocean, if you will, to come into the refu
. >> thank you. >> thank you. i think my colleagues for his always present courtesy. my colleagues here. ron joined together. and just want to thank you for being such a strong leader. he called the day after the storm, offered guidance because of what your area has gone through, and it is invaluable to us. want to thank ranking member codes as well. he has been an open year and a very sympathetic ear terry a time of tragedy in need. senator cochran has been in all of our meetings. we thank you, and it's great to have an ally. she will be a strong fighter as she has been. i was pleased. we have said many things about this storm. a lot like to focus on something pau was talked about, mitigation . the tragic storm was an unfortunate wake-up call for new york. much more must be done by the federal, state, and local government in our region to protect and modify our vulnerable infrastructure computer storm surge in activity . new york has no choice. we must simultaneously rebuild and adapt to protect against future storms. we have to do both. a waterfront region, and it is abundantly clear in th
it was resolved when the ron reagan was elected. you read the biographies of the hostage-takers, they act like a cowboy. their release the hostages the moment he was sworn in. it's not that well-known, but the soviets were taken hostage at their embassy at the same time. the soviets threatened to bomb tehran. their hostages were let go. it's also important to note that the iran-iraq board came to an end when the u.s. mistakenly shot down an iranian civil airline. the iranians thought, well, the u.s. is going to get into this war no-holds-barred and the ayatollah made a speech. during the poisoned chalice. the cards were such that he had to simply take the best deal he could. that recommending they bond in iranian airline. on to say their is a lesson there. they backed down in the face of a credible threat of force. at the same time, if you were the iranians your thinking to yourself, well, what can i learn from the example of india and pakistan? they detonated a nuclear bombs. sanctions imposed on them for a while. a few years later there were lifted. the iranians, you think yourself, well, al
and create a better life, then we must encourage young americans to embrace what ron has consistence and elizabeth sawhill have called the "success sequence." that is very simple: you complete high school, get a full-time job, get married before having kids. you follow that you are virtually guaranteed to avoid poverty. the marriage culture is fighting an uphill battle against forces threatening to overwhelm it. everyone who believes in limited government and economic freedom and the real self-worth and well-being of our children should do their part in rebuilding the institution of marriage. no other social cause or campaign is more vital to america's future. when it comes to shaping our culture, we must also improve the quality of our students' civic education. i fear that many american students are graduating from high school and college with only the vaguest knowledge of our founding and our constitution, what it means to be an american. it's hard to defend rights if you don't know what they are or where they came from. schools shape students' views about our priorities as a soci
by others, including by ron dorgan, a -- including byron dorgan, a workhorse. that's really true. for three decades, he has quietly and with dignity fought for the people of new mexico and this country. american industrialist henry kaiser said with this bit of advice -- quote -- "when your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt. ." that's jeff bingaman. that could have been written for jeff bingaman by henry kaiser. this has been jeff bingaman's both owe for the last 30 years. he is not one for flashy press conferences. he is really most of the time too busy getting things done. jeff learned humility in the small town of silver city, new mexico, where he tbriew up. his father was a professor. his mom a teacher. they instilled in him a love and appreciation for education, and that is an understatement. he got his bachelor's degree at harvard, his law degree from stanford. mr. president, those are the two -- two of the finest educational institutions in the world, and he has a degree from both of them, harvard and stanford. at stanford where he is going to law school, he met his wonderful wi
you hear ron's wife is president which i had been planning on pulling out a different manner than that. he looked around and it was like mazel tov. i actually filmed the whole thing while talking to him and you could hear me talking extemporaneously but focusing. you develop that rhythm and you never stop. so yeah. another funny one, we were in westminster abbey and he was looking at thy signet and. he is an impressive guy and he was enumerating it and i realized i was having a conversation with him about it. it is in the west wing, yeah is pretty impressive. it's like when people talk i just respond. is just a natural thing for me. that is why maybe i will never ever be a journalist. this guy knows a lot about movies so i'm concerned. he's going to be like, towering inferno who played the victim? >> you talked really about the five ways most people get their information across by videos. do you think that the backstage sword of you know, sort of casual things they talked about lends itself more to give a sense of credibility to the actual footage? i see that a lot when i catch myself,
americans to embrace what ron has consistence and elizabeth sawhill have called the "success sequence." that is very simple: you complete high school, get a full-time job, get married before having kids. you follow that you are virtually guaranteed to avoid poverty. the marriage culture is fighting an uphill battle against forces threatening to overwhelm it. everyone who believes in limited government and economic freedom and the real self-worth and well-being of our children should do their part in rebuilding the institution of marriage. no other social cause or campaign is more vital to america's future. when it comes to shaping our culture, we must also improve the quality of our students' civic education. i fear that many american students are graduating from high school and college with only the vaguest knowledge of our founding and our constitution, what it means to be an american. it's hard to defend rights if you don't know what they are or where they came from. schools shape students' views about our priorities as a society and what principles are worth standing up for. inste
offered by senator ron wyden who is on the floor. senator wyden together with senator mark udall and senator lee, myself have joined in an amendment which would require the director of national intelligence to provide a report to congress that includes, among other things, information on whether any intelligence agency has ever attempted to search through communications selected to find the phone calls or emails of a specific american without a warrant. isn't this the kind of information that congress and the american people should have? senator wyden is a senior member of the intelligence committee. he's offering this amount because he's bun bern frustrated in his attempts to obtain basic information about the use of surveillance powers by our government authorized by the fisa amendments act. earlier this year senator wyden, senator mark udall asked the office of the director of national intelligence a fundamental question, how many americans have been subjected to surveillance under the fisa amendments act? the office of the director of national intelligence claimed it is not p
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